How to make a snowman with Styrofoam balls

Snowmen are ideal holiday decorations -- and they always kick up the cool notch for both indoor or outdoor winter decors. Leave this snowman out after Christmas to add a touch of charm to any living space. By using materials like velvet ribbon, gold tacks and a log slice, this piece has an upscale and high-end look.
Since only small amounts of each material are used, this DIY is excellent for using on handcraft supplies. Once completed, set the snowman on a coffee table, mantel or other surface to celebrate a festive look.
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Materials
- Log slice
- Hot-glue gun
- Large Styrofoam ball
- Medium Styrofoam ball
- Small Styrofoam ball
- Plastic sheet
- Painter's tape
- Scissors
- Spray snow
- Black permanent marker
- Orange craft foam
- Gold tacks
- Sticks
- Red velvet ribbon
- Black felt
- Pencil
Instructions
1. Glue the large Styrofoam ball onto the log slice using hot glue.
2. Glue the medium Styrofoam ball onto the large Styrofoam ball using hot glue.
3. Glue the small Styrofoam ball onto the medium Styrofoam ball using hot glue.
4. Wrap a plastic sheet around the log slice and secure it with painter's tape. Cut off any excess plastic using scissors.
5. Apply spray snow onto the Styrofoam balls until they are coated.
6. Allow the spray snow to dry, then remove the plastic from the log slice.
7. Draw eyes onto the head of the snowman using a black permanent marker.
8. Cut out a triangle from orange craft foam and glue it on the snowman's head to serve as a nose.
9. Draw a mouth onto the snowman using a black permanent marker.
10. Press three tacks into the middle ball of the snowman, one above the other, to serve as buttons.
11. Press a stick into either side of the middle ball of the snowman to serve as arms.
12. Cut a triangle into both ends of a piece of velvet ribbon.
13. Wrap the velvet ribbon around the neck of the snowman, then secure it in place with hot glue.
14. Cut out a rectangular piece of black felt and roll it into a cylinder shape. Secure it in place with hot glue.
15. Place the black felt cylinder onto another piece of black felt and trace around it using a pencil. Cut out the tracing using scissors.
16. Glue the black felt circle onto one end of the felt cylinder.
17. Place the black felt cylinder onto another piece of black felt, then cut out a circle that is larger than the circumference of the felt cylinder. This serves as a brim for the top hat.
18. Glue the felt circle from the previous step onto the remaining open end of the felt cylinder.
19. Glue the felt top hat onto the snowman's head.
20. Display the snowman.
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